About Umberto Amodeo

Umberto Amodeo was born in Mar del Plata (Argentina) on 25th January 1954.

Graduated in Law at the University of Catania (Sicily), worked at the University of Basilicata as Manager.

He became ill (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in 1993. He continued to live a normal life with enormous sacrifices, despite the disease, conducting with great competence his work at the University of Basilicata.

In 1995 he founded the Association of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - section of Basilicata. He was the president. The aim of this association was to give help and comfort to all the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis patients, to find the power to continue to fight.

He fought to the last, finding solace and strength in family and in the faith.

Married to Anna, he was the father of Corrado.